Cleo Stafford, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Department of Othopaedics


  • BS, Florida A&M University, 2006
  • MS, Florida A&M University, 2008
  • MD, Howard University, 2012
  • Internship, Howard University, 2013
  • Residency, Emory University, 2016
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, American Sports Medicine Institute, 2017



  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists


  • Charles Epps, Jr. Prize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • University of California, Davis Visiting Elective Program Scholarship
  • Hubert Humphrey Scholarship Fund Recipient
  • Dr. Josephus C. and Nellie C. Carr General Scholarship Recipient     
  • Howard University College of Medicine General Scholarship Recipient
  • Gwendolyn E. Mingo Cancer Research Fellowship
  • Howard University College of Medicine General Scholarship Recipient
  • University Graduate Student Matriculation Waiver Award Recipient
  • University Graduate Student Assistantship Award Recipient
  • Dean’s List
  • Honor Roll
  • Florida Bright Future’s Merit Award Scholarship Recipient
  • National Dean’s List
  • Florida A&M University Presidential Scholarship Award Recipient